The last, but most important feature that we'll present you, just a few days before its official release, is the great Database Connector integration with HTML5 Data Bindings extension that we already made public a couple of months ago. Back then you might have seen the Database Source field that was not available for use but now it's fully functional and ready to make your life easier. Check out the details below and make sure to follow us next week when we'll release this powerful tool officially!
- Database source as feed - Along with the many supplied standard feeds, you can connect to your database easily and use it as feed.
- Define your data source - You can define your data source easily and have it handy in a drop down menu for later use.
- Test your data source - Once the connection to your database is established you can test it an view the database query in the browser.
- Display your data structure fully visual in Dreamweaver with the HTML5 Data Bindings floating panel - When you choose to add a database source, its data and structure is fetched directly and it is displayed in a nice tree view control within the special HTML5 Data Bindings floating panel available from the Window Menu.
Our weekly content summary
As we're closing the end of our Summer Sale, during the past five days we added 7 more improved extensions that are also currently on sale with 50% discount. If you couldn't follow us during the whole week, you should definitely check out the features in detail series we did on our upcoming Database Connector extension that will be available in PHP and ASP next Wednesday. Below you will find the full list of DMXzone content.
Combine rows from two or more tables
We already showed you the Database Source Query Builder and the Database Connections, and today, we'll go through the Table Joins features that are included in the Database Connector extension. Table Joins are used to combine rows from two or more tables. The Database Connector features inner, left and right joins where you can add more than one table to the Database Source Query Builder. Also, you can add as many tables as you want to and edit them. Additionally, any table can be easily ...
Explore the Database Source Query Builder dialog
In the second part of our Features in Detail series, we will explore the Database Source Query Builder dialog and all its options and functions. It's extremely easy to define your database source, and test it in the testing window or directly in the browser. You can add, edit and sort your tables, add aliases to an individual column, and also add multiple powerful filters and sort orders. All that without any SQL knowledge! All the needed SQL is generated automatically for you! These and many ...
Explore the built-in connection wizard features
In the first part of our Features in Detail series we will show you the built-in connection wizard, where you can connect to a wide range of well-known standard server types of databases as well as custom ones. The Database Connector extension will be available in PHP and ASP version. The wizard provides different options to build your connection string automatically, depending on the chosen database and also lets you test your connection. These and many more features you can check out below! ...